National Weather Service Buffalo, New York
Western New York Weather History
The total rain at Buffalo fall for 24 hours ending at 8am was 4.22 inches. Large number of cellars were flooded, sidewalks were raised and carried for blocks, the street cars were unable to run and in some instances the sewers were unable to carry off the water. Estimated damages were about $5,000. The wind attending the disturbance was mostly from northwest to northeast not especially dangerous in the vicinity of the station. Damage was heavier in northern and eastern side of the city. Trees, signs, and fences suffered from the gale although the highest velocity was but 29 mph. The storm was much more severe in interior and eastern part of the state. Trains entering the city were all delayed. Other rainfall amounts from western New York: Eden center--4.56in.; Fort Niagara--3.30 in.; Alfred Center--2.50 in.; Arcade--3.55 in.; Dunkirk--4.21 in.; Leroy--2.80 in.; Lockport--3.82 in.; Lowville--4.38 in.; Rochester--4.19 in.
A cold front which crossed the eastern
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